Mary Johnson announced that Park & Rec’s “beach” at Ramsey Creek State Park would open for swimming on Saturday, May 28.
Nasif Majeed announced that a coalition of community groups will petition Mecklenburg commissioners at their June 2 budget hearings for a $40 million multigenerational health/recreation center at Eastway Park off Eastway Drive.
Betty Howell Gray announced a Whole Child Conference on social-emotional learning, sponsored by CMS, on June 28-30 at The Park Expo & Conference Center, 800 Briar Creek Rd. Details here. Other material here.
Jacotron Potts announced that West Charlotte High School would hold Decision Day on Thursday, May 26, at 8:45 a.m. at the school at 2219 Senior Dr., when 90 seniors will declare their college, military or career choices.
Cassandra Townsley announced a joint yard sale and virtual online fundraiser with Tammy Johnson to raise tuition for summer internships for their children Malachi Townsley and Breauna Johnson. Yard sale Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at 1704 Beatties Ford Rd. Flier here. Online GoFundMe sites for Malachi and Breauna.
Ceretha Sherrill announced that early voting for the June 7 primary for Congress begins Thursday, May 26.
Sarah Stevenson announced that she had $50 tickets for the Black Women’s Caucus 31st Anniversary Blackberry Brunch on Saturday, June 18 at 11 a.m. at Hilton Center Executive Park, 5624 Executive Park Dr.
Maurice Jones announced a renewable energy green jobs symposium for middle and high school students on Friday, May 27 from 1-5 p.m. at Arbor Glen Outreach Center, 1520 Clanton Rd.
Renea Steele announced that nonprofits can raise funds at Time Warner Cable Arena by having their volunteers staff arena vending sites during events. Call 704-688-8218 to seek Steele and more information.
Jarrod Jones announced that the school board and county commissioners would hold a joint session Tuesday, May 24 at 3 p.m. in Room 267 at the Government Center. It’s “an opportunity to see our politicians at work.”
Lisa Santiago sent in an announcement that her book, “Discovering Your WHY” has been published and is available on Amazon.
Larken Egleston sent in a save-the date for Young Democrats’ cleanup project on Saturday, June 18 from 10 a.m.-noon on Matheson Avenue. Detail to follow.
Dena Diorio sent in her May 23 Board Bulletin.
Tricia Cotham sent in an invitation to her Congress District 12 campaign’s fundraising reception on Wednesday, May 25 from 5:30-7 p.m. at The King’s Kitchen, 129 W. Trade St. Tickets $100. Invitation here. RSVP here.
Elizabeth Trotman sent in an announcement that the Hats, Flowers and Pearls Tea will be held Saturday, June 11 at 2 p.m. at Southern Gourmet, 9101 Monroe Rd. Suite 110. Fee $40 by May 27, $50 after May 27. Details here.
Cynthia Wallace sent in an announcement that Connie Green-Johnson’s campaign for N.C. House District 105 would hold a campaign kick-off Tuesday, May 24 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Trio Restaurant, 10709 McMullen Creek Parkway. Flier here.
Joel Ford sent in his May 17 newsletter.
Trevor Beauford sent in an announcement of a “Minority Male Baccalaureate Service of Celebration” honoring minority male high school graduates on Sunday, June 5 at 5 p.m. in Biddle Auditorium at Johnson C. Smith University, 100 Beatties Ford Rd. Flier here.
Stephanie Counts sent in an announcement of Women’s Inter-Cultural Exchange’s free Women Worth More Spring Conference on Wednesday, May 25 from 9-11 am. at Harris Conference Center, 3216 CPCC Harris Campus Dr. Details here. Register here.
Joyce Waddell sent in her May 19 Waddell Weekly Bulletin.
Jane Whitley sent in an announcement that Mecklenburg Democratic Women would hold a candidates meeting on Wednesday, June 8 from 6:30 p.m. at The Asian Library, 1339 Baxter St. Each candidate will speak for one minute.